Post-War Tourist Launch

In early April I was excited to launch the first print publication by Silent Voices Press. You can find out more about the press here Here is the blurb from the book.

‘Transport yourself back to the 1950s and join intrepid tourist Edith Joyes on her post-war travels around Western Europe. Visit a Mulberry harbour, the Bayeux tapestry and the oldest clock in the world! See for yourself, through the eyes of an ordinary woman, what it was like to travel, the family Ford Popular packed to the gunnels, across Europe, shortly after World War II, on roads barely cleared of rubble. A fascinating array of travel journal extracts and postcards spanning 1951-1961, offering a vivid glimpse into our recent past, with an introduction by editor Karen Jane Cannon.’

Available now from Amazon here: Post-War Tourist

The Poetry Cafe

We had a really brilliant night at The Poetry Cafe as part of Paper Swans Press’ ‘Stablemates’ event, organised and hosted by Jill Abram. It was an absolute pleasure to read with Elisabeth Sennitt Clough and Paul Stephenson, and hear them read their poems. I met so many lovely people on the night! And it was such a great venue to launch my pamphlet! Thank you so much to Sarah Miles for her hard work and dedication, and making the book look so beautiful!

It was incredibly cold at London Waterloo, waiting for our train. and -4 Celsius when we arrived back at Brockenhurst to a frozen car!

‘Emergency Mints’ is now available through Paper Swans Press here or direct from Amazon!

They’ve Arrived!

They’ve arrived at the publishers! Just a few days now until the launch of my debut poetry pamphlet ‘Emergency Mints’ (Paper Swans Press), which is being launched on the 22nd February 2018, at The Poetry Cafe, London. Tickets £6 in advance or £8 on the door. Really hope to see you there!


I’m very excited to announce that I will be launching my debut poetry pamphlet ‘Emergency Mints’ (Paper Swans Press) on the 22nd February at The Poetry Cafe’s ‘Stablemates’ in London. I’m honoured to be reading with fabulous poets Elisabeth Sennitt Clough and Paul Stephenson! More details to follow.

Exciting News!

I have been reading through the proofs for my debut poetry pamphlet !Emergency Mints’, which is being published shortly by the fabulous Paper Swans Press. I’ve had a sneaky peek at the cover too and it’s really fun and quirky. Photos to follow soon, plus details of the launch!